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20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History

Program 1: 1900-1907 (#101)

Program 1: 1900-1907
1900- The Gold Standard Act Is Ratified by Congress
1901- Dr. Walter Reed Discovers Yellow Fever Is Transmitted by Mosquitoes
1901- McKinley Is Shot and Theodore Roosevelt Becomes President
1902- 140,000 Mine Workers Go Out on Strike
1902- The Government Passes the Newlands Reclamation Act
1903- Wright Brothers Fly at Kitty Hawk
1906- Upton Sinclair's Novel “The Jungle” Is Published
1906- U.S. Takes Over Construction of the Panama Canal
1907- Frank Lloyd Wright Completes the Robie House in Chicago [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This new series highlights significant developments in science, art, politics, technology, and popular culture, providing a clear overview of the people and events that distinguished the twentieth century.

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